FS 94 R - $349.95 DSRP

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FS 94 R

DSRP: $349.95


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A professional grass trimmer that combines performance, portability and innovation.

The STIHL FS 94 R trimmer delivers one of the best power-to-weight ratios in its class, weighing just over 10 pounds – great for maneuvering around hills, landscaping stones and other terrain. Its innovative control handle features an ECOSPEED throttle set wheel, allowing you to set the most effective throttle speed for a specific application. Combined with a high-powered, low-exhaust-emission eng...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
FS 94 R Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 24.1 cc (1.47 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.9 kW (1.2 bhp)
WEIGHT* 4.6 kg (10.1 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 540 cc (18.3 oz.)
* Weight without deflector or cutting attachment.
Model Features
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    Shoulder Strap / Carrying System
    Using a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.
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    Simplified Starting Procedure
    To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.

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    Adjustable Front Handle
    Adjusts for comfort.
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    Fully Lined Drive Shaft
    Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
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    High Tech Polymer Housing
    Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
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    Protected Choke Lever/Knob
    Helps prevent damage.
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    Start/Run/Stop Controls on Handle
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    Throttle Trigger Interlock
    Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
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    Air Filter Cover
    Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
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    Protected or Enclosed Control Cables
    Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
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    Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch
    Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
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    Protected Spark Plug
    Protected yet easy to change.
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    Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler
    Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
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    Upright Translucent Fuel Tank
    Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
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    Purge Pump Primer
    By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.
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    Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart
    Need help selecting a cutting head or blade for your STIHL trimmer or brushcutter?

    Click here to view the Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart (PDF Format).
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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Standard Features
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    Common Features for Trimmers
    View the features common to many STIHL trimmers.

Important Information
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
Click to view the STIHL Limited Warranty Time Periods
Optional Accessories
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    Trimmer Heads & Blades
    Many trimmer heads and blades are available. Find out which ones to use with this model in this chart.  
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    Trimmer Line
    There's high-performance STIHL trimmer line for every operating condition. 
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    Protect yourself from flying debris while trimming. Check out our selection of deflectors and find the one that will help protect you.
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    Straps and Harnesses
    They distribute the load from your hands to your shoulders. They also help reduce operator fatigue and make it easier to use trimmers, brushcutters and clearing saws for extended periods.
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    Mowing head that uses nylon line. Advances cutting line when “tapped” against the ground. 

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    Commercial Round Line
    STIHL uses a custom blend of polymers to produce a trimmer line with the best all-around characteristics of abrasion resistance, flexibility over time and temperature ranges, and welding resistance. Commercial Round line comes .095” and .105” diameters.



     Trimmer Chart
For Your Safety
  • High Performance PRO Gloves Zoom
    High Performance PRO Gloves
    Elastic slip-on cuffs. Padded palm and knuckle guards. Reinforced PVC grip overlays. Sizes: M, L, XL
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    Reusable Ear Plugs
    Top-quality hearing protection you can keep in your pocket. NRR 27 Reusable Ear Plugs from STIHL feature multiple layers of air cushioning for superior noise reduction and long-lasting comfort. Their tapered design provides a secure seal that keeps you protected almost anywhere – from the shooting range to the job site. And thanks to the included nylon cord and carrying case, you can keep your ear plugs handy for the long haul.

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FS 94 R is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 107.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Broke again! I am a home user. This string trimmer gets used for 20 minutes several times a year. I went with another Stihl after my FS90 was stolen. I have had the pull string mechanism break twice in 2 years and back to the dealer it goes again. I like Stihl but this model has issues.
Date published: 2018-05-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from unreliable i bought 2 because they were light, ran good for a while then the fun began the dealer got a shipment of carbs in and said we are ready when you have trouble, i was like are you kidding me, a few months later it happened 2 carbs each and you have to be a rocket scientist to adjust the "chipped" carb, its sad because they are in nice shape but won't rev up to speed.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product All of stihl products are fantastic and this FS 94 is no different. Powerful & Reliable is what I'm looking for in all equipment I buy. My family and I have only purchased Stihl equipment for the last 15years and they have never let us down. We currently own over 15 different pieces of stihl equipment from trimmers to chainsaws to tillers maintaining 15 acres of property. The only area I disagree with stihl is on their oil. We only run AMSOIL in everything we own and Amsoil Saber fully synthetic 2 stroke oil is fantastic. Stihl is great at engeering power equipment they are not an oil company. I know Stihl extends their warranty if you buy certain amounts of Motomix or they're fully synthetic two-stroke oil but if you're running Amsoil saber don't worry about the warranty you won't have problems. Overall another great trimmer from stihl.
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Pawls repeatedly broke I bought an FS94R in July 2017 for my lawncare business and from the beginning it was difficult to pull the starter rope. It felt like it was jammed and you really had to pull hard. I read some other similar reviews, so I thought it was just how Stihls are. So after about a month of use, the pawls broke off upon starting it. I took it in to the dealer for repair and then two weeks later it happened again. Fast forward to today (March 2018) and I've had to deal with the same issue 7 times! I emailed Stihl customer support early on and they coordinated repairs with the dealer. I repeatedly asked for a refund - a trimmer this price should not break after a month's use! Stihl refused to offer a refund - only to continue to repair the machine. But how can I run a business with the trimmer failing on me every 2 weeks? Ridiculous.Needless to say, I would recommend you stay far away from the FS94R!!!
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very well designed trimmer Bought this to replace my 10 year old fs46 trimmer. So far very impressed with the fs94r. Starts everytime cold on the second pull. Has a wonderful sound exhaust sound. Love the larger fuel tank. The speed control is very nice to use as well. Hope it last me many years.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful product. Bought my fs94 right at a year ago and very pleased. Never had any problems . Cranks cold in about 4 pulls cold and 1 when warm . Plenty of power . I maintain 11.5 acres . Use X-line and cut thick tall grass ,muscadine vines and bushes with no problems . Do more than I probably should . But that's why I bought a Stihl . They are Tuff ! Love everyone of my Stihl products ! Run stihl HP orange bottle oil and non-ethanol gas . Owned stihl products since 2004 and none of them have never been in the shop for anything . My second review on this trimmer . posted one about a month after purchase. Love it even more now . I wish Stihl would make a Zero-turn mower . would buy one !
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor Quality I purchased this machine 2 years ago. It worked great for the first year, then I started noticing multiple issues. I couldn't go past half throttle without the machine bogging down and acting as if it was out of fuel. I cleaned the carb, it worked great for a week until the issues reoccured. I decided to look at the exhaust screen, it was clogged. I've used only stihl 2 cycle oil at their recommended 50:1, with premium fuel. It worked great for 2 weeks until now it will only run with the choke on, once I disengage the choke it dies out. It's spitting fuel right out the muffler as it's flooded, but it's the only way it will run. Thinking about replacing the carb but have a feeling I will be throwing money away as the issues will probably continue.
Date published: 2017-10-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk Bought 2 what a waste of money! They run when they want to run. or when they are running they stop like they are out of gas. Just not reliable Very disappointed!
Date published: 2017-09-14
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